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This Day in History on 24th February

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 24th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

  • Engineer’s Day of Iran.
  • Flag Day in Mexico.
  • Independence Day of Estonia.
  • National Artist Day of Thailand.

Important Events:

1822: The first Swaminarayan temple in the world (Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad) is inaugurated.
1957: 2nd General Election of India begins.
1988: Prithvi, India’s first Indigenously designed surface-to-surface tactical missile was successfully test fired from Sriharikota.
2010: Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman in one day history to break the 200 runs barrier against South Africa in Gwalior.

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Futher Reading

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